Definition of Distinguish


  • identify as in botany or biology, for example
    - key out
  • make conspicuous or noteworthy
  • be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait
    sometimes in a very positive sense
    "His modesty distinguishes him from his peers"
  • detect with the senses
    "The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards"
    "I can't make out the faces in this photograph"
    - pick out - make out - tell apart
  • mark as different
    "We distinguish several kinds of maple"
    - secernate - severalize - severalise - tell apart
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Unscramble distinguish

305 unscramble word found using the letters distinguish.

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